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rescind

verb [T] uk   /rɪˈsɪnd/ formal us  
to make a law, agreement, order, or decision no longer have any (legal) power: The policy of charging air travellers for vegetarian meals proved unpopular and has already been rescinded.Legislation and law-making
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